The Call to Adventure

The Call to Adventure

I’ve ignored it twice in my life. At least. Which is kind of a big deal. For those who don’t know, the Call to Adventure is the first stage of the Hero’s Journey as outlined by Joseph Campbell in his 1949 opus The Hero With a Thousand Faces. As with any...

A Different Process Every Time

My writing process changes all the time. Part of that is a natural outgrowth of lots of practice. Some of it is an inclination to experiment. I like to keep things fresh by trying new tools and new approaches, to see how the change impacts my concentration, my output,...

Collaborating with Others

We are now nine days into National Novel Writing Month and I am over ten thousand words into my project. Yes, that does mean I am behind the pace. However, I’m not upset about it because I am behind solely due to my cowriter being in a curling tournament. As I...